Butler County, KS

Andover teenager dies in overnight car crash

ANDOVER, Kan. (KSNW) — An Andover teenager has died as a result of a crash that happened overnight on Friday. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that around midnight on Aug. 5, emergency services responded to a report of a vehicle crash in the 12000 block of SW 120th St. southeast […]
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Andover teen found dead in partially submerged vehicle after Butler County crash

BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - The Butler County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly crash reported about midnight Friday southeast of Andover. The sheriff’s office said emergency crews responded an area near Four-Mile Creek and learned a crashed vehicle’s 17-year-old driver, from Andover, managed to exit the vehicle after it left the road for an unknown reason and entered the creek.
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Speaker Event with The Cowboy, Jim Gray - Pushin' Horns

Join us at the Kansas Oil Museum/Butler County Historical Society for this FREE Speaker Series Event with Jim Gray, The Cowboy. From the mesquite covered range of south Texas to the railroad corrals of Kansas, handling wild longhorn cattle required knowhow with a good bit of nerve. Follow the cowboy up the cattle trail as he practices his craft using the tools of his trade. Pushin' Horns is a snapshot of the everyday life of 19th-century cowboys (drovers), from gathering wild cattle to the delivery of the cattle at the Kansas railheads. Developing "cow sense", understanding cattle behavior, and skill in the saddle were paramount. Throughout his life, Gray has collected the stories and lived the life, gaining intimate knowledge of cowboy life on the cattle trails to Kansas and beyond. The Cowboy's presentation is sure to put flesh and blood onto the bones of old trail stories; buried but not forgotten.
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Andover teen dies after car crashes into creek; alcohol possibly involved

ANDOVER, Kan. (KAKE) - The Butler County Sheriff's Office says alcohol may have been a factor in a crash that killed an Andover teen overnight. Emergency crews responded at just after 12 a.m. Friday to a crash in the 13000 block of SW 120th Street, which is southeast of Andover. Undersheriff Damion Cundiff said deputies located the wrecked vehicle submerged in Fourmile Creek with only the rear wheels above the water.

Small plane crashes near Stearman Field in Butler County

BENTON, Kan. (KAKE) - Authorities say no one was hurt when a small plane crashed east of Stearman Field in Butler County on Friday. It happened around 11 a.m. near SW Meadowlark and SW 40th Street. Pictures from the scene showed a small plane upside down in a field. The...

National Night Out connects law enforcement with community

Law enforcement officials within the City of El Dorado and Butler County joined forces on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to celebrate National Night Out with the community. Families came out to East Park in El Dorado to enjoy a complimentary hot dog dinner, playing lawn games and visiting with First Responders, law enforcement officials and community organizations. Additionally a drawing was held for two bikes that were donated by the El Dorado Walmart. The bicycle winners were River Oliver and Leiah Grier.